Fattoria Santo Stefano is an ancient small rural village and it is located on the top of a hill at 450 meters m.l.s., therefore it is a very ventilated position in summer months, as well as a gorgeous panoramic view, with a view to the south (Val di Greve and Siena) than to the north west (San Casciano – Volterra). All around there are 20 hectares of Sangiovese vineyards, as well as fields of Olive trees and large forest of oak, maple and beech trees. The farm is a wine and olive growing company, and it is possible to take guided visits to the wine cellars and to the oil-making plant.
We organize guided tours of the vineyards and wine cellars, with an introduction to the history of the farm, the different stages of production and aging of the wine, the characteristics of the soil and our grapes, followed by the tasting of our Chianti Classici wines. DOCG and Extra Virgin Olive Oil, accompanied by light tastings of bruschetta and local products of the area. The company is located 4 kms far from GREVE in CHIANTI and 20 kms from Florence City, or 45 km from Siena City. Hospitality is purely family-run from arrival and leaving. The apartments for rentals are 8 in total for about 30 beds. There are beautiful surrounding gardens areas and the swimming pool area located to the east, there are individual areas equipped with umbrellas, tables, chairs and deck chairs for relaxing and sunbathing.
An Historical introduction of The Farm Santo Stefano and regular policies of the Consortium of the Chianti Classico, are explained at the starting tour.
We introduce you on our production of wines, their compositions and the time of aging by welcoming the visitors in our wine shop.
A short walk to the vineyard next to the cellar, explaining the maturation stages, then visiting the Cellar of Production, telling from harvesting to winemaking.
Guests will be accompanied to visit our Cellar of Aging, the old cellar underground, it is following by a stop at The Barriccaia (Vinsanto Room), then The Orciaia (The Extra Virgin Olive Oil Room).
Availability for reservations and wine tours from Monday to Saturday, from 10:00 to 17:00
BACCO – 1h – € 25pp
The visit and wine tour includes a guided tour of the wine cellar underground (for winefining) with the explanation of the methods used to produce our wines and a tasting of the 3 red wines of Chianti Classico DOCG and the Reservas DOCG, the IGT Wines, the Vinsanto, the Grappa, the Extravirgin Olive Oil. In the wine tasting are also included bruschetta with tomatoes, chicken patè, bread, tuscan ham, salami and sheep cheese.
DIONISO – 2h – € 40pp
with light lunch
The visit to the wine cellar and to the aging cellar, with historical introduction of the Chianti Classico wine-growing area and explanation of the company’s production techniques and winemaking of the various wines produced, then a visit to Oliandolo for hints on the production of oil and the care of the company’s plants.
Will follow the tasting of Chianti Classico d.o.c.g. wines, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Grappa and Vinsanto, accompanied and served at the table by:
an appetizer of local cold cuts and mixed cheeses;
followed by a home-made first course (pasta with meat sauce or our beloved spaghetti with fresh tomatoes and basil or other homemade sauce with fresh seasonal vegetables, based on our availability, no à la carte menu); as a dessert tasting of production vinsanto and cantuccini accompanied by tart or other homemade dessert; coffee only on request, grappa.
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via Collegalle 3, Greve in Chianti (Fi)
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